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The Monitor Lizards

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Overview

  • Acoustic rock and pop act
  • Repertoire of over 500 songs including hits from the last 6 decades including Elvis through the Beatles to Robin Thicke
  • Perform as a duo with guitar/vocals and bass/vocals
  • Wandering busking set option available

Location

The Monitor Lizards are based in Colchester, Essex, but regularly perform throughout the UK and Europe.

Standard Set Times

  • The following times can be adjusted to suit your requirements, you can choose from:
  • 1 x 60 minute set tailored to your tastes including professionally mixed music in the set breaks
  • 2 x 45 minute sets tailored to your tastes including professionally mixed music in the set breaks
  • 2 x 60 minute sets tailored to your tastes including professionally mixed music in the set breaks
  • 3 x 45 minute sets tailored to your tastes, including professionally mixed music in the set breaks

About this Act

South East based rock and pop act The Monitor Lizards are a newly minted acoustic duo with a colossal repertoire of hits from modern day floor filler all the way back to Elvis and everyone in between such as Queen, the Beatles and Radiohead, so likely they'll have something for everyone. 

They perform as guitar and bass player and both have soulful vocals, playing incredible arrangements of some of the best songs ever written and are a great alternative to a full band as they can do unplugged acoustic sets as well as plugged party sets. 

 

Set List

2010s
Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke
Domino - Jessie J
Earthquake - Labrinth 
Get Lucky – Pharrell Williams 
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
Lego House - Ed Sheeran
Locked out of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Wake Me Up – Avici
Happy – Farrell Williams

Noughties:
All Summer Long – Kid Rock 
American Idiot – Green Day
Beat It – Michael Jackson / Fall Out Boy
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol 
Chelsea Dagger – The Fratellis 
Dancing In The Moonlight – Toploader
Don’t Stop Believin – Journey / Glee 
Everything – Micheal Buble 
Filthy Gorgeous – Scissor Sisters
Grace Kelly – Mika
Hysteria – Muse 
Holiday – Green Day
I Believe In A Thing Called Love – The Darkness
I Predict A Riot – The Kaiser Chiefs
I Don’t Feel Like Dancing – Scissor Sisters
I Gotta Feelin’ – Black Eyed Peas
Last Nite – The Strokes 
Mr Brightside – The Killers 
Rock DJ – Robbie Williams
Rule The World – Take That 
Ruby – The Kaisers Chiefs
She Said – Plan B
Shine – Take That 
Somebody Told Me – The Killers
Sex on Fire – Kings of Leon 
Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand 
Take Your Mama Out – Scissor Sisters 
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
This Love – Maroon Five
Use Somebody – Kings of Leon
Valerie – Amy Winehouse

90s
A Little Less Conversation – Elvis Presley
A Little Respect – Wheatus 
Angels – Robbie Williams
All the Small Things – Blink 182
Are You Gonna Go My Way – Lenny Kravitz
Buck Rogers – Feeder
Basket Case – Green Day
Can’t Get You Outta My Head – Kylie Minogue
Creep – Radiohead 
Cosmic Girl – Jamiroquai
Dance The Night Away – The Mavericks
Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis
Let Me Entertain You – Robbie Williams
Kids – Robbie Williams
Livin’ La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin 
Like I Love You – Justin Timberlake 
Mama Told Me Not to Come – Tom Jones
Place Your Hands – Reef 
Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana 
She’s Electric – Oasis 
This Is How You Remind Me – Nickleback
Wonderwall – Oasis

80s
Addicted to Love – Robert Palmer 
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Come Up & See Me – Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel
Easy – The Commodores
Footloose – Kenny Loggins
I’ll Be There For You – Rembrants 
Jump – Van Halen
Kiss – Tom Jones/Prince
Lets Stick Together – Roxy Music 
Lets Dance – David Bowie 
Leave Your Hat On -Tom Jones
Livin On A Prayer – Bon Jovi 
Message in a Bottle – The Police
My Sharona – The Knack
One Step Beyond – Madness
One Vision – Queen
Rio – Duran Duran
Rocking All Over the World – Status Quo  
Stuck In The Middle With You – Steelers Wheel
Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams 
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynard Skynard 
Sweet Child Of Mine – Guns & Roses 
Walking in Memphis – Marc Cohn
Walking on The Moon – The Police
Walk This Way – Aerosmith
Weather With You – Crowded House 
Welcome To The Jungle – Guns & Roses
With Or Without You – U2 
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton

70s
Blame it on the Boogie – Michael Jackson
Bohemiam Rhapsody – Queen 
Car Wash – Rose Royce 
Celebration – Kool & The Gang
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen 
Disco Inferno – The Trammps
Does Your Mother Know – Abba
Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen 
Fat Bottomed Girls – Queen 
Highway to Hell – ACDC
Its Not Unusual – Tom Jones
Ladies Night – Kool & The Gang
Live & Let Die – Paul McCartney and Wings
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry 
Proud Mary – Tina Turner 
Staying Alive – Bee Gees 
Stand By Me – Ben E King
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
We are the Champions – Queen 
Your Song – Elton John 

50s and 60s
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Brown Sugar – The Rolling Stones
Burning Love – Elvis Presley
Can’t Buy Me Love – The Beatles
Can’t Take My Eyes Of You – Andy Williams
Come Together – The Beatles 
Everybody Needs Somebody To Love – The Blues Brothers 
Gimme Some Lovin' – The Blues Brothers
Hey Jude – The Beatles
Hotel California – The Eagles
Hey Joe – Jimi Hendrix
I Feel Good – James Brown
I’m A Believer – The Monkees
Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley 
Johnny B Goode – Chuck Berry
La Bamba – Los Lobos
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Layla – Derek & The Dominos
Midnight Hour – The Commitments
Mustang Sally – The Commitments 
My Generation – The Who
Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix 
Rock Around The Clock – Bill Haley
Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles 
Sunshine of Your Love – Cream 
Satisfaction – The Rolling Stones 
Suspicious Minds – Elvis Presley
Twist & Shout – The Beatles 
Why Do You Build Me Up Buttercup – The Foundations 
Wild Thing – The Troggs 
Walking By Myself – Gary Moore
Won’t Get Fooled Again – The Who 
You Really Got Me – The Kinks

Ballads
Angels – Robbie Williams
Amazed – Lonestar 
Beautiful – James Blunt
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol 
Don’t Dream Its Over – Crowded House Glee
Every Breath You Take – The Police
Everything – Micheal Buble
Have I Told You Lately – Van Morrison
I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing – Aerosmith
Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars 
More Than Words – Extreme
She – Elvis Costello 
Stand By Me – Ben E King
Truly Madly Deeply – Savage Garden 
Weather With You – Crowded House
When You Say Nothing At All – Ronan Keating 
Your Song – Elton John 
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton 
With Or Without You – U2

Lineup

  • 2 Piece Acoustic Duo (Guitar / Vocals, Bass / Vocals)

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